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study: western u.s. smog originates across the ocean in asia




pollution is a global problem, and that reality is highlighted by a new study indicating smog in western u.s. states originates from asian countries across the ocean. the movement of this pollution from asia to the u.s. is curbing the latter country’s emission-reduction efforts. in some cases, pol...



asian pollution, heat waves worsen us smog, princeton-noaa study shows




image: surface-level ozone, also known as smog, has increased over the past quarter century at western us rural sites during springtime, partly due to rising asian pollution, whereas smog has decreased... view more credit: meiyun linprinceton, n.j. -- an influx of pollution from asia in the western...



new study reveals air pollution can alter effectiveness of antibiotics




air pollution can change the way bacteria behave and can change their potential to cause disease interdisciplinary research discovers new mechanism of how air pollution is detrimental to our health and well-being developing megacities with extreme levels of air pollution are major risk factors for h...



shining a light on the darkness of soot in air pollution




researchers are a step closer to understanding the relationship between the colour of soot particles and the effect of such atmospheric pollution on climate.



michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive asian carp




faced with the threat that asian carp could enter the great lakes, michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whoever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish.



iron dissolved by air pollution may increase ocean potential to trap carbon




credit: cc0 public domainiron particles generated by cities and industry are being dissolved by man-made air pollution and washed into the sea - potentially increasing the amount of greenhouse gases that the world's oceans can absorb, a new study suggests. scientists have long believed that acids fo...



presstv-iran cyclist earns bronze in asian contests




iranian cyclist amir hossein jamshidiyan has exhibited great race readiness and admirable performance at the 37th edition of asian cycling championships in bahrain, and managed to strike a bronze medal.on tuesday, jamshidiyan took part in the road race event of the tournament at bahrain internationa...



grim state of the environment report warns climate change impacts could be irrev




the impact of climate change on the australian environment and its ecosystems is increasing and some aspects may be irreversible, the latest state of the environment report has warned.the condition of the environment was "poor" and "deteriorating" in some areas, despite improvements in the marine e...



grim state of the environment report warns climate change impacts could be irrev




the impact of climate change on the australian environment and its ecosystems is increasing and some aspects may be irreversible, the latest state of the environment report has warned.the condition of the environment was "poor" and "deteriorating" in some areas, despite improvements in the marine e...



state of the environment report reveals a calamitous trajectory




the state of the environment report, the latest five-year government snapshot, makes for generally dismal reading leavened only by occasional modest aspects on the improve.certainly, the independently researched study in places cuts to the chase: "our natural environment makes human life possible, a...



volkswagen emissions scandal: pollution could shorten lives




excess air pollution caused by the volkswagen emissions cheat is on track to cause health problems that could shorten 1,200 lives in europe, according to a new study out of mit.in 2015, west virginia university researchers found that volkswagen had installed a defeat device in some of its diesel veh...



how epa calculates the cost of environmental compliance for electricity generato




people pay for electricity directly, out of pocket, when they pay their electric bill. but they may also pay in an indirect way, when they bear the environmental and health costs associated with pollution from electricity generation. with a new epa administrator recently installed, how these costs a...



plastic pollution toll on wildlife expected to rise to 95 per cent, g20 to hear




more than half the world's turtles and two-thirds of some bird species along australia's east coast are being found to have ingested plastics as the toll from pollution mounts, a leading csiro researcher said.with plastic production almost doubling each decade, the world's oceans are receiving a pro...



presstv-iran v-ballers lose to china in asian youth games




young iranian female volleyball players have suffered their first loss at the preliminary round of the 11th edition of asian girls’ u18 volleyball championship in china, being beaten by the hosts.on sunday, the chinese side opened the match played in the southwestern chinese city of chongqing in ...



presstv-iran pockets another bronze at asian cycling event




iranian cyclist mohammad ganjkhanlou has put in a convincing performance at the 37th edition of asian cycling championships in bahrain, and claimed the third spot in the continental event.on wednesday, the young iranian sportsman assessed his chances in the men’sunder-23 road race event at bahra...



presstv-iran beach v-ballers finish 4th in asian u21 games




iran’s national b under-21 beach volleyball team has put an acceptable end to its campaign at the second edition of asian u21 beach volleyball championship in thailand, and finished fourth at the end of the continental sporting event.on saturday, the iranian pair of javad firouzpour and alireza...



carmakers rev up emissions cuts as tough rules loom




every gram of co2 counts as carmakers race to cut emissions before tough new rules kick inglobal carmakers, stung by emissions scandals, are racing to hunt down every gram of harmful co2 spewed out on the roads as tougher pollution rules kick in. auto manufacturers gearing up for europe's biggest an...



presstv-iran falls to hong kong in asian u18 v-ball games




young iranian female volleyball players have tasted their second defeat at the preliminary round of the 11th edition of asian girls’ u18 volleyball championship in china, going down to hong kong side.on monday, the hong kong uad defeated iran 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-18 and 25-21) in a pool a match...



infants are more exposed to harmful pollution on the way to school than on the w




babies in prams accompanying older siblings on the school run are twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution in the morning than in the afternoon, a new study has found. the new research, published in the journal environmental pollution today, highlights the high levels exposure of babie...



concurrent heat waves, air pollution exacerbate negative health effects of each




irvine, calif., march 1, 2017 - the combination of prolonged hot spells with poor air quality greatly compounds the negative effects of each and can pose a major risk to human health, according to new research from the university of california, irvine."the weather factors that drive heat waves also ...



health minister brad hazzard wants jail time for fake doctors




nsw health minister brad hazzard wants to introduce jail terms for people falsely presenting themselves as medical practitioners, following revelations that a man has been charged with allegedly operating as a fake doctor in nsw for more than a decade without detection.shyam acharya worked on ...



important cases get courts busy on productive day




the national green tribunal on february 28 while hearing a plea on the treatment of municipal waste was informed that state has failed to comply with the said order citing reasons of law and order and stated that state never received any tender for the work in whole but for different segment work th...



'angry summer is the new normal', says climate council




​scientists have confirmed what anyone who lived through the past summer knows to be true - climate change is driving hotter and longer summers that are becoming "the new normal", according to scientists, with worse to come unless tough decisions are made.the summer of 2016/17 produced not only sy...



pollution is killing millions of children each year




much of this is sadly preventable. who said that 570,000 children were killed by respiratory infections like pneumonia that are attributable to second-hand smoke and indoor and outdoor air pollution, for instance. 361,000 were killed by diarrhea caused by a lack of access to clean water, sanitation ...



wholesale power prices have doubled since the carbon tax was axed




a growing crisis in the electricity market has led to wholesale power prices more than doubling in a year - and rising to at least twice what they were under the much-maligned carbon price.an analysis by the university of melbourne's climate and energy college, produced for the greens, found the av...